Animal Shelter Clerk

Assist the public to adopt animals in animal shelters.

What does an Animal Shelter Clerk do?

Assists public to adopt animals in animal shelter and compiles records of impounded animals: Assists prospective owners in selection of animals for adoption and in preparation of adoption forms. Advises new owners of pet-examination and neuterization services. Maintains list of prospective dog owners and contacts them when desired type of dog is available. Prepares dog-license forms and collects fees. Reviews shelter records of licensed-dog owners to identify owners of lost dogs; reviews other shelter records to help owners find lost pets. Compiles daily records required by animal shelter describing stray animals found by shelter workers and animals turned in by public.